Rediff India Abroad
 Rediff India Abroad Home  |  All the sections


The Web

India Abroad

Home > India > News > First Look

   Discuss   |      Email   |      Print   |   Get latest news on your desktop

Ban PIA flights at Mumbai airport, demand protestors

December 29, 2008

The residents of Sahar Village along with the members of Mitra Mandal, a non-governmental organisation, staged a protest against the recent terror strike on Mumbai [Images] at the Chhattrapati Shivaji International Airport in the city on Monday.

The protestors urged the airport authorities to ban all aircraft of the Pakistan International Airlines from taking off or landing at the airport. It also urged airport workers to refuse to undertake any work such as loading, unloading, ground handling and catering of PIA flights.

The protestors carried pigeons and posters of the Indian tricolour during the demonstration. They also chanted slogans against Pakistan and President Asif Ali Zardari [Images].

Photograph: Arun Patil

   Email   |      Print   |   Get latest news on your desktop

Article Tools Email this article
Print this article
Contact the editors